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Statkraft selects HCL for end-to-end Global Infrastructure Management

Statkraft selects HCL for end-to-end Global Infrastructure Management

PUBLISHED DATE: Mar 06, 2018

Renewable energy giant partners with HCL to improve and gain value by implementing automated and business-aligned IT services

Noida, India & Oslo, Norway: 6th March 2018; HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced that it has signed a significant IT deal with the Norway based global energy company Statkraft. Statkraft is Europe’s leading generator of renewable energy and Norway’s largest. It is the third largest power producer in the Nordics. Statkraft produces hydropower, wind power, solar power, gas-fired power and supplies district heating. With this partnership, HCL will enable Statkraft to adopt market standard IT services globally in 18 countries, based on the principles of flexibility, automation and innovation.

The five-and-a-half-year deal, will see HCL provide end-to-end integrated infrastructure services by implementing a modern, flexible and scalable infrastructure solution, including datacentre, service desk, workplace, network and security services, application operations and cross functional services. By partnering with HCL, Statkraft will be able to focus on its core business and further develop its leading position in the fast-changing and growing energy market by implementing a modern, flexible and scalable infrastructure platform.

"We are dedicated to further developing our leading position as a provider of renewable energy”, said Johnny Langsrud, CIO and Senior Vice President IT at Statkraft. “Our partnership with HCL allows us to focus on our core business, while also making sure that our IT infrastructure processes are optimized for future success. HCL demonstrated a deep understanding of our business and future vision. The quality and technical competence of the HCL team, alongside their impressive list of successful engagements in the region were also important factors for us when selecting HCL as our preferred partner."

"Statkraft is one of the leading players in the fast-growing renewable energy sector, and this contract is a fantastic endorsement of HCL’s Next Generation IT capabilities and Global Service Delivery model. Through our flexible and innovative approach, leveraging best-in-class automation capabilities that lie at the heart of HCL’s Mode 1-2-3 growth strategy, we are able to deliver end-to-end ITO services that make a real difference to our clients’ businesses globally." said Pankaj Tagra, EVP, Nordic & DACH Business Head at HCL Technologies.

About Statkraft 

Statkraft is a leading company within international hydropower and Europe's largest supplier of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, solar power and gas power and is a supplier of district heating. Statkraft is a significant global market player within energy trading, and has 3,600 employees in 16 countries.

About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global IT services company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 32 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 7.6 billion, for 12 Months ended 31st December, 2017. HCL focuses on providing an integrated portfolio of services underlined by its Mode 1–2–3 growth strategy. Mode 1 encompasses the core services in the areas of Applications, Infrastructure, BPO and Engineering & R&D services, leveraging DRYiCETM Autonomics to transform clients' business and IT landscape, making them 'lean' and 'agile'. Mode 2 focuses on experience–centric and outcome–oriented integrated offerings of Digital & Analytics, IoT WoRKS™, Cloud Native Services and Cybersecurity & GRC services to drive business outcomes and enable enterprise digitalization. Mode 3 strategy is ecosystem–driven, creating innovative IP–partnerships to build products and platforms business.

HCL leverages its global network of integrated co-innovation labs and global delivery capabilities to provide holistic multi–service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing, Entertainment, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Travel, Transportation & Logistics and Government. With 119,291 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL focuses on creating real value for customers by taking 'Relationships Beyond the Contract'. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com

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